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    Grenfell

    18 August 2019

    The Metro carried a critical article on Saturday 17 August. You can read it here: https://metro.co.uk/2019/08/17/grenfell-tower-fire-survivors-failed-nhs-mental-health-professionals-10569699/ We made extensive comments to them before it was published; but little was used.  You can read below the statements we made. We reminded them twice that the Coroner commended the NHS professionals at the Inquest. We cannot publically […]

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    Have you used our Recovery College? If so, we want to hear from you!

    16 August 2019

    From the CNWL Recovery College Team Dear Recovery and Wellbeing College Student, We need your help. We are contacting you as a student or ex-student of the CNWL Recovery and Wellbeing College because we are conducting a summer Survey.  We would love to hear from you about whether our service has been helpful to you […]

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    Have your say on our community health strategy

    16 August 2019

    CNWL launched its community health strategy this month with a series of engagement events across the Trust. The events, hosted by Maria O’Brien Chief Nurse and Meera Mistry, Associate Director of Integration and Partnerships, gave staff the opportunity to find out more about the strategy, ask questions and discuss ideas to help deliver the key […]

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    Milton Keynes schoolkids to get more mental health support

    15 August 2019

    A  Mental Health Support Team will be starting work in Milton Keynes schools in September. The team will provide early intervention on mild to moderate mental health issues, such as anxiety, low mood or behavioural difficulties, as well as providing help to staff within a school and college setting to support their children and young […]

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    CNWL’s Andy Mattin along with the NHS calls on A-level students to join the NHS

    15 August 2019

    As nearly half a million students get their A-level results today, NHS leaders in London are calling on young people to consider a career in nursing. The NHS has worked with universities to offer more than 7,000 extra nursing places in higher education from this September, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan to […]

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    Sexual health awareness training sessions for professionals working with young people

    14 August 2019

    CNWL’s Health Promotion Team in Surrey is running training sessions for staff working with young people. The sessions will promote the sexual health and wellbeing of all Surrey residents and equip those working with individuals of school age with the knowledge, skills and tools to develop resilience, respect and to promote consensual healthy and safe […]

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    Dr Shalini Andrews speaks at Surrey Pride

    12 August 2019

    Surrey Sexual Health Consultant Dr. Shalini Andrews gave a talk on the main stage at Surrey’s first ever Pride celebration on Saturday 10 August.  If you missed it, not to worry – you can read it here:  “I  am Shalini Andrews. I am a consultant in your local Surrey CNWL Sexual Health Services. My team […]

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    Trust Directors move on

    12 August 2019

    Hardev Virdee, our Chief Finance Officer (CFO), is to be the new Group CFO of Barts Health NHS Trust and will start that role in November. Grant Macdonald, our Director of Strategy and Workforce, has been appointed the Chief Operating Officer of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and expects to take up that positon in […]

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    Trust Clinical Psychologist publishes book on CBT Chairwork

    9 August 2019

    Dr Matthew Pugh, Senior Clinical Psychologist, and CBT Psychotherapist at our Vincent Square Eating Disorders Service authored Cognitive Behavioural Chairwork: Distinctive Features, which has just been published by Routledge. It offers a practical insight into the theory and practise of chairwork, described as “one of the most powerful and exciting methods of intervention in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).” […]

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    CNWL’s new Chief Pharmacist is Toong Foo Chan

    9 August 2019

    CNWL’s new Chief Pharmacist Toong Foo (TF) Chan will be joining us on Monday 19 August. TF previously worked at Barnet, Edgware & Chase Farm Hospital as Chief Pharmacist and more recently Royal Free Hospital, London, as Deputy Chief Pharmacist where he has been based for the last five years. He worked at St Charles […]

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